Chicago Food & Drink

Where to eat and drink in Chicago.
au cheval west loop

CHICAGO | Au Cheval is modern diner-style bar that’s become a national hit for good reasons. With refined diner food, a focus on amazing eggs, quality burgers and an extensive draught beer list, this eatery has a multitude of options for guests to try. Au Cheval has a variety of

safehouse chicago river north

CHICAGO | After a long awaited approval from mission control, fans of Milwaukee’s spy themed restaurant The SafeHouse can now take refuge at the Second City location at 60 East Ontario. We were lucky enough to be invited to the sneak preview of SafeHouse Chicago before doors were opened to

college football big ten bars chicago

CHICAGO | Are you looking for the best sports bars to watch Big Ten college sports in Chicago? Given its location in the ‘heart of America’, Chicago truly is a melting pot of team alliances with proximity to some of the nation’s best sports teams. We love college sports at

julius meinl wrigleyville

CHICAGO | Julius Meinl is a gem of a coffee bar with three different locations for Chicagoans to enjoy a taste of Austria. Their flagship store in the US is located in Wrigleyville, on the Southport Corridor, and offers a full menu of coffee and tea beverages, as well as

portillo's river north

CHICAGO | For many locals, a visit to Portillo’s is a must when talking about Chicago’s not-to-be-missed food experiences. Portillo’s is a Chicago institution originally founded in 1963 as a hot dog stand in Villa Park known as The Dog House. The restaurant quickly grew in popularity and, four years

tobacco road tap room lincoln park

CHICAGO | Lincoln Park, one of Chicago’s most iconic, beautiful, and storied neighborhoods is now home to Tobacco Road Tap Room, the first Atlantic Coast Conference (“ACC”) bar in the heart of Chicago. Originally, “Tobacco Road” was the title of a 1932 Erskine Caldwell novel about poor, rural sharecroppers in

chicago restaurant week 2017

CHICAGO | One of our favorite times of year, Chicago Restaurant Week, is back for 2017! From 27 January – 9 February, many of Chicago’s finest restaurants will be offering dining deals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Now in its 10th year, Chicago Restaurant Week has become a Chicago culinary

dove's luncheonette wicker park

CHICAGO | Dove’s Luncheonette is named after Nelson Algren’s 1956 novel, ‘A Walk on the Wild Side’, in tribute to bygone diners and watering holes. The Wicker Park restaurant aims to be a spot where people from all walks of life can converge to savor a cocktail and delicious meal.

la sirena clandestina west loop

CHICAGO | La Sirena Clandestina, which translates to ‘hidden mermaid’ in Portuguese, is inspired by the dark and cozy beach restaurants scattered along coastal Brazil. Head chef and owner John Manion drew upon influences from his childhood in São Paulo, as well as subsequent travels throughout South America and the

ginos east deep dish pizza

CHICAGO | If you’re planning a trip to Chicago, you likely already have one meal planned – deep dish pizza, a Chicago institution. The Windy City has long been a destination for foodies. It’s a melting pot brimming with celebrity chefs, but when it comes to deep dish pizza many